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Hazardous waste

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What is hazardous waste?

An item is hazardous when it is:

  • flammable
  • toxic
  • explosive
  • corrosive
  • radioactive.

Common examples include most chemicals, paint, acid, and gas cylinders.


Where to dispose of hazardous waste

Take your hazardous waste to these transfer stations:

Do not put hazardous waste in your kerbside rubbish or recycling bin, or down any drain.

Support a clean environment and search how you can correctly get rid of unwanted items and reduce hazardous waste.